Gudmundur Vidir Helgason

14. maí 2020 eftir Þorgerður Þorleifsdóttir

Gudmundur Vidir Helgason, a friend, co-worker and one of the founders of RORUM ehf. has passed away. Gudmundur Vidir was both a well-regarded scientist and a trusted colleague, and he leaves behind many reports and articles on zoology and natural history of Iceland. We at RORUM offer our deepest condolences to the family of Gudmundur Vidir.

Dr. Thorleifur Agustsson joins RORUM

15. júlí 2020 eftir Þorleifur Ágústsson

Dr. Thorleifur Agustsson joins RORUM. After spending years in Norway dr. Agustsson has moved back to Iceland. "Him joining us will strengthen the team" says Dr. Eiriksson director at RORUM.

Seashore inspection by Thorlakshofn

9. apríl 2019 eftir Þorgerður Þorleifsdóttir

Rorum inspected the seashore by Thorlakshöfn regarding possible influences from hatchery drainage. More about the project and pictures from the field trip can be seen here

 

Aqua-Ice conference 2019

20. mars 2019 eftir Þorgerður Þorleifsdóttir

Today (20. Mars 2019) the Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið published an special paper on Aquaculture and the third annual Aqua-Ice conference. A special interview with Thorleifur Eiriksson, director at Rorum, can be read there (in Icelandic). 

 

Fish restocking - Conservation or farming?

28. febrúar 2019 eftir Þorgerður Þorleifsdóttir

Thorleifur Agustsson (Norce)  and Thorleifur Eiriksson (Rorum) puplished an article, "Fish restocking - Conservation or farming?". The article has been puplished in Morgunblaðið (27. feb. 2019. p:21) and Fiskeldisblaðið (27. feb. 2019) in icelandic. 

Sea-lice on wild salmonids in the southern region of Westfjords.

15. febrúar 2019 eftir Þorgerður Þorleifsdóttir
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Eva Dogg Johannesdottir got to use Rorums reaserch lab as well as advise from Rorums workers. her project is "Sea-lice on wild salmonids in the southern region of Westfjords". We used the opertunity to take a few pictures. 

 

Fredric K. Reinsch, his limnological studies in Iceland and portable field microscope, Heimdal

7. febrúar 2019 eftir Þorgerður Þorleifsdóttir

Gunnar Steinn Jonsson at Rorum published an article about Fredric K. Reinsch, his limnological studies in Iceland and portable field microscope, Heimdal. 

The article was published in Náttúrufræðingurinn (vol. 88. 3.-4. edt. 2018). 

Fish farming or fish restocking

7. febrúar 2019 eftir Þorgerður Þorleifsdóttir

Thorleifur Agustsson at Norce research in Norway and Thorleifur Eiriksson at Rorum wrote an article about fish farming and fish restocking. 

The article was published in the following newspapers BB (1. feb 2019)Fiskeldisblaðinu (2. feb. 2019), Vikudagur (7. feb 2019) og Morgunblaðið (7. feb 2019).

PDF version of the article in Icelandic is accessible below.

Fiskirækt eða Fiskeldi?

Seminat on the impact of aquaculture in Eyjafjordur

20. janúar 2019 eftir Thorleifur Eiriksson
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Rorum had two talks in an Seminar on the impacts on aquaculture in Eyjafjordur on the 19th of January. The speakers where Anna Gudrun Edvardsdottir and Thorleifur Eiriksson.

The algal flora in Lake Thingvallavatn

16. nóvember 2018 eftir Þorgerður Þorleifsdóttir
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The algal species composition in Lake Þingvallavatn is under revision. New data templates with pictures of 56 phytoplankton species in the lake are published in this report, and a similar revision is planned for the epilithic diatom list that were made in 1980 and published in 1992. 

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